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29.06.2022 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

The Asia-Pacific is one of the most strategically contested areas on the globe. The superpower confrontation comes with a multitude of challenges and…


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27.06.2022 | Future of Work | News

The polarization between formal and informal workers lately received wide attention in South Korea. Our FES Korea Office took a closer look at the…


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21.06.2022 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

Lay Hwee Yeo answers questions about the larger implications of the war in Ukraine on the Asia-Pacific region.


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14.06.2022 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

Charmaine Misalucha-Willougby answers questions about the larger implications of the war in Ukraine on the Asia-Pacific region.


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07.06.2022 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

Raja Mohan answers four questions about the larger implications of the war in Ukraine on the Asia-Pacific region.


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Wednesday, 22.06.2022 - Friday, 24.06.2022 | Climate change | Event

Register to join practitioners, policymakers and researchers from across Asia in a discussion of challenges and opportunities for transforming cities…


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24.05.2022 | Gender Justice | News

With spaces for dialogues and leadership expanding in government and civil society, women in the Philippines have taken up the role of peace leaders…


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18.05.2022 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry shares his views on the developments in Afghanistan and the role of the international community since the Taliban…


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12.05.2022 | Climate change | News

Rural and urban areas are connected in ways that cannot be dissolved or ignored. They are economically, socially, and environmentally interlinked…


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02.05.2022 | Future of Work | News

Platform work is providing much needed employment to many. But bereft of decent working conditions, blue collar workers in the digital economy are…


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| Gender Justice | News

Opportunities and threats of digitalization for women in the COVID-19 crisis. Reflections from Asia as part of the FES W7-blog.


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20.04.2022 | Climate change | News

FES Philippines forms Youth for Just Transition Network to engage young people from different backgrounds in the shift from coal to renewable energy.


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07.04.2022 | Gender Justice | News
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The lack of women's representation in political news coverage is global. But journalists and newsrooms in Mongolia have started to work to break the…


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| Future of Work, Gender Justice | News

The COVID19-crisis has revealed multiple fault-lines, yet these could also be seen as opportunities for identification of changes to help women cope…


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30.03.2022 | New Geopolitics of Asia | News

Together with its partners, FES brought together some of Nepal’s most prominent thought-leaders and politicians to discuss the country’s current state…


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16.03.2022 | Climate change | News

Sustainable urban mobility always involves several trade-offs: between comfort and pollution, between private and public transport, and others. A…


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08.03.2022 | Climate change | News
Women in Central Java Indonesia

Women and girls represent half of the world’s population, yet their invaluable contributions in tackling climate change are still unrecognized. This…


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24.02.2022 | Climate change | News
Fisherfolk of Chennai | © Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung / Shruthi Kulkarni

Rapid urbanisation in Chennai is leaving the city's vulnerable susceptible to effects of unplanned growth and climate change.


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16.02.2022 | Gender Justice | News
A woman selling fruits, vegetables and toys on a sidewalk of a street in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Vietnam has made great efforts in providing a comprehensive legal framework to protect women's and children's rights. But violence against women and…


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03.02.2022 | Future of Work | News
Woman working in a little shop in central square of Bhaktapur

"For trade unions to be key players in this changing world of work, they need to understand and reflect the workforce they represent," argues Marta…


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26.01.2022 | Climate change | News
Commuters queue as they wait to board a UV Express van in a PUV terminal at SM North EDSA, Quezon City.

As one of the world's most congested cities, Metro Manila faces increasing challenges to its urban development, highlighting issues of livability and…


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17.01.2022 | Future of Work | News

The rapid growth of ride-hailing and other app-based services has changed discussions around workers' rights globally. A new FES research analyses…


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11.01.2022 | Networks for social democracy | News

Education in Asia is becoming increasingly privatised and commercialised. To learn more about the impacts and future trends of the sector,…


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